'Grow' in the Bible
The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow from the soil, every tree that was pleasing to look at and good for food. (Now the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil were in the middle of the orchard.)
The man became wealthy. His influence continued to grow until he became very prominent.
You will live by your sword but you will serve your brother. When you grow restless, you will tear off his yoke from your neck."
the Angel who has protected me from all harm -- bless these boys. May my name be named in them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac. May they grow into a multitude on the earth."
"'All the days of the vow of his separation no razor may be used on his head until the time is fulfilled for which he separated himself to the Lord. He will be holy, and he must let the locks of hair on his head grow long.
His hair began to grow back after it had been shaved off.
Samuel continued to grow, and the Lord was with him. None of his prophecies fell to the ground unfulfilled.
Messengers came and told David what had happened to the men, so he summoned them, for the men were thoroughly humiliated. The king said, "Stay in Jericho until your beards grow again; then you may come back."
All of them were wanting to scare us, supposing, "Their hands will grow slack from the work, and it won't get done." So now, strengthen my hands!
Can the papyrus plant grow tall where there is no marsh? Can reeds flourish without water?
Although its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump begins to die in the soil,
He will not grow rich, and his wealth will not endure, nor will his possessions spread over the land.
"Why do the wicked go on living, grow old, even increase in power?
Their young grow strong, and grow up in the open; they go off, and do not return to them.
My eyes grow dim from suffering; they grow weak because of all my enemies.
Have mercy on me, for I am in distress! My eyes grow dim from suffering. I have lost my strength.
You saturate its furrows, and soak its plowed ground. With rain showers you soften its soil, and make its crops grow.
I am exhausted from shouting for help; my throat is sore; my eyes grow tired of looking for my God.
My flesh and my heart may grow weak, but God always protects my heart and gives me stability.
so that the next generation, children yet to be born, might know about them. They will grow up and tell their descendants about them.
the root your right hand planted, the shoot you made to grow!
My eyes grow weak because of oppression. I call out to you, O Lord, all day long; I spread out my hands in prayer to you.
The godly grow like a palm tree; they grow high like a cedar in Lebanon.
Planted in the Lord's house, they grow in the courts of our God.
He waters the mountains from the upper rooms of his palace; the earth is full of the fruit you cause to grow.
My eyes grow tired as I wait for your promise to be fulfilled. I say, "When will you comfort me?"
My eyes grow tired as I wait for your deliverance, for your reliable promise to be fulfilled.
You will eat what you worked so hard to grow. You will be blessed and secure.
Then our sons will be like plants, that quickly grow to full size. Our daughters will be like corner pillars, carved like those in a palace.
He covers the sky with clouds, provides the earth with rain, and causes grass to grow on the hillsides.
before the sun and the light of the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds disappear after the rain;
when those who keep watch over the house begin to tremble, and the virile men begin to stoop over, and the grinders begin to cease because they grow few, and those who look through the windows grow dim,
and the doors along the street are shut; when the sound of the grinding mill grows low, and one is awakened by the sound of a bird, and all their songs grow faint,
and they are afraid of heights and the dangers in the street; the almond blossoms grow white, and the grasshopper drags itself along, and the caper berry shrivels up -- because man goes to his eternal home, and the mourners go about in the streets --
I will make it a wasteland; no one will prune its vines or hoe its ground, and thorns and briers will grow there. I will order the clouds not to drop any rain on it.
A shoot will grow out of Jesse's root stock, a bud will sprout from his roots.
Don't be so happy, all you Philistines, just because the club that beat you has been broken! For a viper will grow out of the serpent's root, and its fruit will be a darting adder.
The day you begin cultivating, you do what you can to make it grow; the morning you begin planting, you do what you can to make it sprout. Yet the harvest will disappear in the day of disease and incurable pain.
Yes, as your judgments unfold, O Lord, we wait for you. We desire your fame and reputation to grow.
Your dead will come back to life; your corpses will rise up. Wake up and shout joyfully, you who live in the ground! For you will grow like plants drenched with the morning dew, and the earth will bring forth its dead spirits.
The time is coming when Jacob will take root; Israel will blossom and grow branches. The produce will fill the surface of the world.
Her fortresses will be overgrown with thorns; thickets and weeds will grow in her fortified cities. Jackals will settle there; ostriches will live there.
The dry soil will become a pool of water, the parched ground springs of water. Where jackals once lived and sprawled out, grass, reeds, and papyrus will grow.
Like a swallow or a thrush I chirp, I coo like a dove; my eyes grow tired from looking up to the sky. O sovereign master, I am oppressed; help me!
I will make cedars, acacias, myrtles, and olive trees grow in the wilderness; I will make evergreens, firs, and cypresses grow together in the desert.
He will not grow dim or be crushed before establishing justice on the earth; the coastlands will wait in anticipation for his decrees."
He cuts down cedars and acquires a cypress or an oak. He gets trees from the forest; he plants a cedar and the rain makes it grow.
O sky, rain down from above! Let the clouds send down showers of deliverance! Let the earth absorb it so salvation may grow, and deliverance may sprout up along with it. I, the Lord, create it.
Evergreens will grow in place of thorn bushes, firs will grow in place of nettles; they will be a monument to the Lord, a permanent reminder that will remain.
For I will not be hostile forever or perpetually angry, for then man's spirit would grow faint before me, the life-giving breath I created.
Then you will find joy in your relationship to the Lord, and I will give you great prosperity, and cause crops to grow on the land I gave to your ancestor Jacob." Know for certain that the Lord has spoken.
For just as the ground produces its crops and a garden yields its produce, so the sovereign Lord will cause deliverance to grow, and give his people reason to praise him in the sight of all the nations.
Because of this the land will mourn and the sky above will grow black. For I have made my purpose known and I will not relent or turn back from carrying it out."
You plant them like trees and they put down their roots. They grow prosperous and are very fruitful. They always talk about you, but they really care nothing about you.
The mother who had seven children will grow faint. All the breath will go out of her. Her pride and joy will be taken from her in the prime of their life. It will seem as if the sun had set while it was still day. She will suffer shame and humiliation. I will cause any of them who are still left alive to be killed in war by the onslaughts of their enemies," says the Lord.
Sometimes I think, "I will make no mention of his message. I will not speak as his messenger any more." But then his message becomes like a fire locked up inside of me, burning in my heart and soul. I grow weary of trying to hold it in; I cannot contain it.
Marry and have sons and daughters. Find wives for your sons and allow your daughters get married so that they too can have sons and daughters. Grow in number; do not dwindle away.
They will come and shout for joy on Mount Zion. They will be radiant with joy over the good things the Lord provides, the grain, the fresh wine, the olive oil, the young sheep and calves he has given to them. They will be like a well-watered garden and will not grow faint or weary any more.
Rather, each person will die for his own sins. The teeth of the person who eats the sour grapes will themselves grow numb.
This is what the Lord who rules over all says, "Babylon's thick wall will be completely demolished. Her high gates will be set on fire. The peoples strive for what does not satisfy. The nations grow weary trying to get what will be destroyed."
Then say, 'In the same way Babylon will sink and never rise again because of the judgments I am ready to bring upon her; they will grow faint.'" The prophecies of Jeremiah end here.
In a good field, by abundant waters, it was planted to grow branches, bear fruit, and become a beautiful vine.
The water made it grow; underground springs made it grow tall. Rivers flowed all around the place it was planted, while smaller channels watered all the trees of the field.
For this reason no watered trees will grow so tall; their tops will not reach into the clouds, nor will the well-watered ones grow that high. For all of them have been appointed to die in the lower parts of the earth; they will be among mere mortals, with those who descend to the pit.
"'But you, mountains of Israel, will grow your branches, and bear your fruit for my people Israel; for they will arrive soon.
"'They must not shave their heads nor let their hair grow long; they must only trim their heads.
On both sides of the river's banks, every kind of tree will grow for food. Their leaves will not wither nor will their fruit fail, but they will bear fruit every month, because their water source flows from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food and their leaves for healing."
"Then the king of the south and one of his subordinates will grow strong. His subordinate will resist him and will rule a kingdom greater than his.
The high places of the "House of Wickedness" will be destroyed; it is the place where Israel sins. Thorns and thistles will grow up over its altars. Then they will say to the mountains, "Cover us!" and to the hills, "Fall on us!"
His young shoots will grow; his splendor will be like an olive tree, his fragrance like a cedar of Lebanon.
The earth quakes before them; the sky reverberates. The sun and the moon grow dark; the stars refuse to shine.
Because of this the earth will quake, and all who live in it will mourn. The whole earth will rise like the River Nile, it will surge upward and then grow calm, like the Nile in Egypt.
I will bring back my people, Israel; they will rebuild the cities lying in rubble and settle down. They will plant vineyards and drink the wine they produce; they will grow orchards and eat the fruit they produce.
The Lord God appointed a little plant and caused it to grow up over Jonah to be a shade over his head to rescue him from his misery. Now Jonah was very delighted about the little plant.
The Lord said, "You were upset about this little plant, something for which you have not worked nor did you do anything to make it grow. It grew up overnight and died the next day.
Therefore night will fall, and you will receive no visions; it will grow dark, and you will no longer be able to read the omens. The sun will set on these prophets, and the daylight will turn to darkness over their heads.
Why do you worry about clothing? Think about how the flowers of the field grow; they do not work or spin.
Let both grow together until the harvest. At harvest time I will tell the reapers, "First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles to be burned, but then gather the wheat into my barn."'"
and because lawlessness will increase so much, the love of many will grow cold.
Consider how the flowers grow; they do not work or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed like one of these!
In this way the word of the Lord continued to grow in power and to prevail.
I planted, Apollos watered, but God caused it to grow.
Now God who provides seed for the sower and bread for food will provide and multiply your supply of seed and will cause the harvest of your righteousness to grow.
Nor do we boast beyond certain limits in the work done by others, but we hope that as your faith continues to grow, our work may be greatly expanded among you according to our limits,
So we must not grow weary in doing good, for in due time we will reap, if we do not give up.
But practicing the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Christ, who is the head.
But you, brothers and sisters, do not grow weary in doing what is right.
They will perish, but you continue. And they will all grow old like a garment,
Think of him who endured such opposition against himself by sinners, so that you may not grow weary in your souls and give up.
And yearn like newborn infants for pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up to salvation,
May grace and peace be lavished on you as you grow in the rich knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord!
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the honor both now and on that eternal day.